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Thursday, July 4, 1912

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. Oakes, Wednesday night.

Miss Caroline Kridner arrived from her home in Paxton, Ill., Saturday morning, for a brief visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Kridner.

Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Augustson arrived from their home in Primghar, Ia., Saturday morning, for a brief visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Kellam.

Theodore Palmer, a former resident of this city and at one time assistant postmaster here, spent Friday in this city, calling upon old friends and acquaintances. Mr. Palmer left this city about ten years ago and has since made his home in Wisconsin. At present he with his family are residing in Minneapolis, where he is engaged in switching for the Great Northern railway.

Mrs. J.H. Stroud arrived from Windom Friday afternoon, for an over-Sunday visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. F.A. Christensen.

Miss Matilda Miller was a guest at the home of her uncle, E. Miller, during the past week. Miss Miller left Friday afternoon for Dell Rapids, for a short visit with friends at that place. From there she will return to her home in Sioux Falls.

J.M. Plotts, who for the past few months has been at Winnipeg, Can., arrived from that place Friday, for an extended stay at the home of his father, R.B. Plotts. Mr. Plotts, Jr., has not been enjoying the best of health of late and this fact accounts for his return to this city at this time.

Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Sylvester spent Friday in this city, looking after some land near Worthington. Mr. Sylvester intends to purchase property hereabouts, if he can find a suitable location. When he returned to his home in Seaforth, Minn., Friday afternoon, he was undecided as to how soon he would move to this locality.

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One of the largest and most pleasing social events in the history of Christiania, at which more than 600 of Windom, Mt. Lake, Heron Lake and Jackson elect were attendants, was the marriage of Miss Iva, daughter of Hon. A.C. Olson, to Oscar C. Knudson, of Heron Lake, at the home of the bride's parents. The happy event took place June 20th, the Rev. Norman, of Windom, officiating. --Windom Reporter.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Mrs. Mike Hand spent Monday in this city, shopping. She returned to her home in Bigelow on the afternoon train.

Mrs. G.F. Lowry returned to her home in Minneapolis, Friday, after a very pleasant visit at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Will Corbett.

Sidney Abbott arrived in this city from his home in Sheldon, Monday, for a brief visit at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott.

Miss Sadie Evans returned to her home in Dodgeville, Wis., Friday morning, after a visit of several days with her sister, Mrs. R. Prideaux.

Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Peterson returned to her home in Windom Monday morning, after a visit of a few days at the home of her father, J.H. Maxwell.

The Misses Esther Sundberg and Lottie Kall left Monday morning for Vinton, Ia., for a visit of a couple of weeks at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. C. Bostrom.

Clarence Potter arrived Saturday from Lake Park, Ia., where he has been employed in the Rock Island depot, to spend Sunday at the home of his parents, and other friends.

Mrs. J.H. Stroud returned to her home in Windom, Monday morning, after a visit of a few days at the home of her sister, Mrs. Fred Christensen.

Mrs. W.M. Evans, accompanied by her daughter and son, Mariam and Lynn, arrived Sunday from Minneapolis. They made the journey in their seven-passenger Thomas car. They will remain here for some time.

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George Hickorynell arrived Wednesday from McKeesport, Parents., for a brief visit at the home of his uncle, G.T. Bulick.

Mrs. H.R. Lott and daughter, Miss Lettie, Left for their home in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, after a visit of about two weeks at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shores.

F.L. Lawhead left Wednesday for Marcus, Ia., to spend the Fourth with his wife and other relatives residing at that place. He will return the first of the week.

Richard Schober returned to this city with his bride Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Schober were married in St. Louis a couple of weeks ago. Since their wedding, they visited friends in St. Louis.

Mrs. Henry Bruning left Saturday morning for her former home in Quinby, Ia. Mr. and Mrs. Bruning recently moved to this city for the purpose of making their home here. Mrs. Bruning returned to this city Wednesday and the same day her household effects arrived. They will make their home near the lake.

Mrs. P.A. Johnson and little son left Tuesday morning for Duluth, for a brief visit with the former's daughter.

Mrs. Edward Running arrived from St. James, Tuesday, for a visit of a feds at the home of Mrs. A. Baehm.

Miss Stella Carlson left for her home in Cherokee, Ia., Saturday, for an over-Sunday visit at the home of her parents. She returned home Monday.

Mrs. H.A. Thurber arrived from Santa Monica, Cal., Monday, for a brief visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kunzman, and family.

Thomas Gannon spent several days this week visiting his nephew, E. Pierce, who resides near this city. He returned to his home in LeMars, Tuesday afternoon.

Thursday, July 11, 1912

FORMER RESIDENT MARRIED
Miss Gertrude Olivery Becomes a Bride at Everett, Wash., June 20.

News was received during the past week of the marriage of Miss Gertrude Oliver, formerly of this city, to Add Scott, of Pasco, Wash.

The bride is well known in this city, having been brought up here and residing here until a few years ago when she went to Washington. She is a sister of W.E. Oliver the well known meat market man of this city.

The groom is a resident of Pasco, and is employed as foreman in the N.P. Railroad shops at that place.

The happy couple will make their home at Pasco. The Globe joins their many Worthington friends in wishing them happiness and success.

LITTLE BOY DIED MONDAY
Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Kunze Dies, at Age of Five Weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Kunze, who reside on a farm about seven miles and a half north of this city, mourn the loss of their infant son, who died Monday, at the age of five weeks. The little fellow had not been strong since birth, and although most carefully nursed and cared for, it was feared from the first he would not survive. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, the services being held at the home of John Peters. The body was laid to rest in the Worthington cemetery.

LOCAL HAPPENINGS OF WEEK
Of People Who Come and Go. -- Improvements and General News Items.

Mrs. A.W. Nelson left Wednesday afternoon for Woodville, Wis., to attend her mother, who is seriously ill at that place.

Miss Hannah Nelson went to Slayton, Wednesday. She will spend a few days there, visiting at the home of her brother, Ross Nelson.

H.N. Langseth, who for several days has been a guest at the home of his brother, Nels Langseth, left for his home in Richland county, N. Dak., Wednesday.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Mrs. G.R. Lawrence left Saturday morning for Wall Lake, Iowa, for a brief visit at the home of her parents.

Henry Leistico left for Fairmont, Friday, after spending the Fourth at his home in this city. Mr. Leistico recently secured a position as traveling salesman.

Mrs. D. Thomte arrived in this city from her home in North Dakota, during the past week, for a brief visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Bryan.

Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Carlson returned to their home in Cherokee, Ia., Friday. During their stay in Worthington they visited at the home of the latter's brother, A. Nelson.

Mrs. F.E. Eggleston, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. J.R. Pettis, left for Lewiston, Minn., Saturday morning. They will visit friends at that place for some time before returning home.

Ben Gerder and Miss Tillie Olenkamp were quietly married in this city July 3. The ceremony was performed by Hon. C.M. Cory, judge of probate court. Both parties are residents of Nobles county.

Walter Gilchrist spent Sunday in this city calling upon old friends and acquaintances. Mr. Gilchrist is a former resident of Worthington, having for several years worked at the barber business here. He is at present a resident of Avoca, Minn.

Leonard Spencer left for Truman, Minn., Monday morning. He will remain there for a week, during which time he will visit at the home of his parents.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Mrs. R.E. Mallory went to Rushmore, Wednesday afternoon. She will spend several days in that village visiting at the home of her parents.

Mr. and Mrs. August Ullrich returned to their home in Chicago, Monday afternoon, after a visit of several days at the home of the former's brother, Joseph Ullrich.

Sidney Abbott arrived in this city Monday from Sheldon, Ia., where he is employed as musician. He returned until Wednesday, visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott.

Mrs. Frank Chermak left Monday night for Shinington, Wis., for a brief visit at the home of her uncle.

Elmer Ohlf, after a five days visit at the home of his parents in LeSueur, returned to this city Monday afternoon.

Mrs. W.G. Meyers and little daughters left Tuesday morning for Balaton, Minn., for a brief visit at the home of Mrs. Meyers' parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Kelly, of Chicago, were guests at the home of the former's brother-in-law, Newton Fauskee, and other relatives and friends this week.

Miss Elsie Armstrong left for her home in Mankato, Monday. Miss Armstrong had been in this city for several days, as a guest of her sister Mrs. F. Harthan.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Howard arrived in this city from their home in Marathon, Ia., Monday. While here they will visit their brother, A.R. Howard, and family.

Mrs. Frank Sandter returned to her home in Pipestone, Tuesday, after a visit of a few days at the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott.

Mrs. E.A. Cole returned to her home in Murray, Ia., Wednesday morning. While in this city Mrs. Cole visited at the home of her mother, Mrs. J.A. Stowe.

Mrs. W.R. Rouse and daughter, Mrs. P.J. Ziehr, came up from Lake Park, Ia., Monday, and spent the night at the home of their son, and brother, F. Rouse. They returned home Tuesday morning.

Miss Jennie Haggard returned home, Monday, from an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Langseth, of Indian Lake.

Miss Clara Haugan is the guest of her friend, Miss Althea Hogan, this week. Miss Haugen is a resident of Sioux City.

Misses Nora and Irene Hogan left Wednesday morning for Manila, Ia., for a brief visit at the home of their sister, Mrs. D. O'Connell.

Mrs. H. Olson returned to her home in Sioux Falls, Wednesday afternoon. During her stay in this city, Mrs. Olson visited at the home of her mother, Mrs. M. Seline.

Mrs. E.T. Barrack left for Sheldon, Ia., Tuesday afternoon. She will visit with relatives and friends at that place for several days before returning home.

The following births have been reported during the past week: June 28, to Mr. and Mrs. John Spielman, a daughter; July 2, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Pfiel, a daughter, and July 7, to Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, a daughter.

J.F. French spent Sunday in this city as the guest of his son, W.S. French. He returned to his home in Windom, Monday.

Thursday, July 18, 1912

DEATH OF FORMER RESIDENT
Resided in Nobles County for Over Thirty Years. -- Well Known Here.

Word was received here Monday, July 8th, of the death of Gardner Estes, one of the early settlers of Nobles county, at Ithaca, N.Y.

Mr. Estes was born in Boston, Mass., June 24, 1834. He resided there until he reached the age of 21, when he went to Troy, N.Y. There he engaged in the tannery business, which trade he followed until he came west. In the spring of 1875 he married Sarah L. Johnson, of Newfield, N.Y. Leaving there they spent several years in Pennsylvania, until the spring of 1873, when they came to Nobles county and took a homestead in Elk township, where they made their home until three years ago. While here he held many offices of trust, being township supervisor for ten years, treasurer for nineteen consecutive years, and clerk of the school district for 21 years.

Three years ago this fall he returned to New York to spend the remainder of his days near his old home.

Besides a widow, he leaves three children to mourn his loss, Mrs. Theo. Hinrichs, of this city; Fred Estes, of Sterling, Colo., and Mrs. C.S. Mabee, of Ithaca, N.Y.

Mr. Estes was 78 years of age. The cause of his death was a complication of diseases.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Mrs. C.E. Pfiel left Saturday afternoon for Michigan, for a short visit with her son, who resides there.

Mrs. M.C. Sharp, of Sunnyside, Wash., was a guest at the home of her mother, Mrs. J.C. Boddy, during the past week.

Mrs. George Smith returned to her home in Sioux Falls, Saturday. While in this city, Mrs. Smith visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Dilley.

Mrs. August Anderson returned to her home in Wisconsin, Friday morning, after a visit of a few days at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ed. Clauson.

Will Larson was a passenger Saturday afternoon, for Herman, Neb. Mrs. Larson will remain at that place for a few months at least, having secured employment.

Mrs. Geo. Thorpe was in the city Friday, visiting her daughter, Miss Anna Thompson, of the Hotel Thompson. She returned to her home in Luverne the same day.

Among the incoming passengers on No. 5, Saturday, was Wilbur Hunt, a former resident of this city. He had come for a few days visit with old friends and acquaintances. Mr. Hunt is at present a resident of Mason City, Iowa.

Axel Larson, of Luverne, after a short visit at the home of his uncle, Oscar Larson, left Sunday night for Mankato, where he is employed.

Frank Lawhead returned to this city Monday, after a visit of a week with his wife in Marcus, Ia. Mrs. Lawhead is spending the summer at the home of her parents, who reside at that place.

Mrs. E.A. Bodwell, of Sac City, Ia., is a guest at the home of her niece, Mrs. J.A. Smith, this week. Monday Mrs. Bodwell accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Mary Ames, left for Rushmore, for a short visit at the home of Mrs. W.C. Renshaw, and family.

D.H. Kies arrived during the past week from Corydon, Ia., for a visit of a few days at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Kies. Monday, Mr. Kies left for dalhi, Ia., where he was united in marriage to a young lady of that place. His father and mother accompanied him and were present at the marriage ceremony. Mr. Kies has a number of friends in this city, all of whom join in wishing himself and bride a happy future.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Meier was gladdened Monday night by the arrival of a girl.

Mrs. Z.M. Smith arrived from Sleepy Eye, Monday, for a visit of a few days at the home of her son, Fred Smith.

Leonard Spencer, who for the past week has visited at the home of his parents, in Truman, Minn., returned to this city Monday.

Miss Alma Schmidt left Monday morning for Milwaukee. She will visit with relatives in that place for about three weeks before returning.

Miss Bessie Miller returned to her home at Waterville, Minn., after a visit of about five weeks at the home of Will Dalheim, and other relatives.

Mrs. M.J. Vail, accompanied by her brother, B.F. Lindman, left for their home in Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday, after a month's visit with various Worthington friends.

A notice appeared a short time ago in an eastern paper announcing the death of John Rippberger, a harness manufacturer at Oregon, Ill. He was a cousin of J.D. Rippberger, of this city.

Mrs. J.E. Stonesifer, accompanied by her brother, Joseph, arrived Wednesday from their homes in Paullina, Iowa, for a visit of a few days at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. J.G. Kraft.

Mrs. F.F. Runyon arrived from St. Paul, Wednesday, for a visit of a few days at the home of her sister, Mrs. W.H. Buchan.

Misses Pearl and Paulina Cramer left Tuesday for Minneapolis. They will remain there indefinitely and will possibly make their home there.

Mrs. Nellie Mott returned to her home in this city Wednesday, after a visit of several days at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E.R. Cross, of Luverne.

Clerk of the Court, P.J. Martin, issued the following licenses to wed during the past week: July 12, Lafe Uren to Miss Regina Neuroth, both of Nobles county, and July 15, Joseph Thompson, of Canyon Co., to Miss Josephine Michaleson, of Nobles county.

John Bebensee, a former resident of this city, returned from a three yeaer stay at Dunlap, Ia., during the past week. He will spend the summer months in this city.

A deal was made during the past week whereby Mrs. Albert Sterling became the owner of the Carr residence of this city. Mrs. Sterling gave her farm, near Pillager, Minn., in exchange for the property.

Mr. and Mrs. Chermak returned from Minneapolis Wednesday evening. Mrs. Chermak had been absent from the city for about ten days. Upon their return they were accompanied by little Eleanor and Corine Chermak, daughters of a brother of Frank Chermak.

A private electric lighting plant is being installed in the home of Andrew Johnson, the Round Lake cattle buyer. The contract for the work was let during the past week to Blood & Erickson, of this city, and Jos. Sahlbom left Tuesday for Round Lake to commence wiring the building.

Thursday, July 25, 1912

MARRIED AT GROOM'S HOME
John Roos Wedded to St. James Young Lady Saturday

John Roos, of this city, was quietly married at 8 o'clock Saturday evening to Miss Lillian Anderson, of St. James. The ceremony was conducted at the groom's new residence in this city. Mr. Roos is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Roos. He was born and has grown to manhood in Worthington, and is well and favorably known here. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.O. Anderson, of St. James. Mr. Anderson is a former resident of Worthington, and is therefore well known here. He left this city about nine years ago, and has resided in St. James since that time.

Following the marriage a quiet evening was spent at the home of the groom, only a few intimate friends of the happy couple being present. Mr. Roos and his bride left Sunday afternoon for Boone, Iowa, where they will spend most of their honeymoon. Before returning they will visit other Iowa points.

Mr. and Mrs. Roos will return to this city, Saturday, when they will be at home to their friends in their new residence. Mr. Roos is employed by the Worthington Plumbing Co., of this city.

The Globe joins the many friends of the young couple in wishing them a happy future.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Miss Margaret Becker returned to her home in this city, Friday, after an absence of two months spent in Hartford, S.D.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Malchow attended the Chautauqua in this city Sunday. They returned to their home in Wilder, Minn., Monday.

Mrs. J.B. Mehrton arrived in this city from her home in Adrian, Saturday, to spend a week visiting at the home of Mrs. Anna Davis.

Miss Fern Lane arrived from her home in Adrian Tuesday afternoon. While here, she will visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Scott.

Miss Matilda Nystrom arrived in this city, Saturday afternoon, for a visit of a week or so at the home of J.A. Saxon and other relatives.

Mrs. W.S. Wyatt was a passenger to Sioux City, Saturday afternoon, after a very pleasant visit Sunday with relatives in that city.

Mrs. James Hanson was a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P.D. Peterson during the past week. Mrs. Hanson's home is in Sleepy Eye, Minn.

Mrs. I. Everett arrived in this city, Saturday morning, from her home in Sheldon, for a brief visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Warwick.

Mr. and Mrs. L. Clark, former residents of this city, arrived Thursday afternoon for a visit of a few days with the former's sister, Miss Nancy Clark. Mr. and Mrs. Clark reside in Mankato.

Mrs. Z.M. Smith returned to her home in Sleepy Eye, Saturday morning. Mrs. Smith had been in Worthington about a week, during which time she visited at the home of her son, Fred Smith and family.

Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Fosness and family, and Mrs. W.D. Hill, a sister of Mrs. Fosness, are occupying a tent at the Chautauqua grounds this week. The above mentioned people are all residents of Lakefield.

Sam Thompson, of Sibley, Iowa, again entered into the employ of C.I. Vernon, and began work in the latter's barber shop Saturday morning. Mr. Thompson is a first-class tonsorial artist and is welcomed back to this city by his many Worthington friends.

Dr. and Mrs. W.G. Yarrow, who located in this city a few weeks ago as chiropractor physicians, left Friday for Minneapolis. After a short stay in that city, Dr. Yarrow will leave for Davenport, Washington, where he will locate and carry on his profession.

Mrs. W.C. Griser and Miss Bernice Yale, both of Jefferson, Iowa, arrived in the city Friday. Miss Yale is a daughter of Bruce Yale, while Mrs. Griser is Mr. Yale's niece. Both ladies visited with Mr. Yale until Tuesday when they left for Minneapolis for a few days' visit. They will return to this city next week, after which Mrs. Griser will leave for her home in Iowa. Miss Yale will probably remain here during the summer months.

LOCAL NEWS ITEMS

Mrs. A.H. Scott arrived from her home in Pasco, Wash., Monday, for a brief visit at the home of W.E. Oliver and family.

Miss Anna Vigdahl arrived from her home in Vermillion, S.D., this week, for a visit of several days with her cousin, Miss Althea Hogan.

Miss Mary Wilson, after an absence of about two weeks, visiting friends and relatives in Pipestone, returned to her home in this city, Monday.

Sidney Abbott is again visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott, having arrived from Pipestone, where he is employed as musician.

Grover Reed was a passenger to Brewster, Monday afternoon. He will remain there for an indefinite length of time, having secured a position on the farm owned by his brother-in-law, Robert Russell.

Clarence Payne arrived Monday afternoon from Minneapolis, for a visit of a few days at the home of W.T. Hansberger and family.

Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Stitzel and family left Tuesday morning for Welcome, where they will make their future home. Mr. Stitzel, who was at one time engaged in the hardware business in this city, will open a general merchandise establishment at Welcome.

Announcements of the engagement of Miss Grace Lear, of Seattle, daughter of G.W. Lear, a former resident of this city, to a young man residing in Seattle, are out. The wedding will take place early in September at the bride's home in that city. Miss Lear has a host of friends in this city, having lived here for a number of years. The announcement of her engagement was somewhat a surprise to her friends in this city, all of whom extend her best wishes for a happy future.

Miss Martha Wick, of Jackson, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Wm. Shrader, this week.

Miss Iranese McCartney left Saturday for Mitchell, S.D., where she will visit her uncle for an indefinite period.

Mrs. Will West and daughter are guests at the home of Geo. W. Kinsman, this week. Mrs. West resides in Loda, Illinois.

Miss Leona Dietrich arrived from her home in Crystal Lake, Tuesday, for a visit of a few days with her sister and brother, of this city.

Mrs. Jas. Cowan and daughter, of Minneapolis, are visiting at the home of her nephew, Russell Moberly and attending the Chautauqua.

Miss Louise Hiller returned to her home in Aberdeen Wednesday morning, after a visit of a few days at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Eggleston.

Sam Foss, a former resident of this city, arrived from Chicago, on Tuesday of this week. Mr. Foss will make his home in this city in the future.

Chris Hanson was brought to this city Friday, and placed in the hospital for treatment. Mr. Hanson is a pioneer resident of Little Rock township.

Miss Nellie Meeder and Mrs. P.G. Redding arrived from Windom, Wednesday afternoon, for a few days' visit at the home of the latter's sister, Mrs. Fred Christensen.

Mrs. L. Kenneth arrived from her home in Okabena early this week, to visit her daughter, Miss Anna, who is ill at the home of E.K. Sampson.

Mrs. H.C. Carter, a former resident of this city, stopped over in this city for a few hours, Wednesday evening, while enroute from Round Lake to her home in Iowa.

John Koch and Miss Sarah Hannan, both of Nobles county, were quietly married in this city, July 23. The ceremony was performed by Hon. C.M. Cory, judge of probate court.

A. Amondson returned this morning from Lansing, Ia., where he had spent ten days visiting his mother, who was seriously ill. Mrs. Amondson's condition was greatly improved when Mr. Amondson left there.

 

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